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2011-07-12

Business

Italy next euro zone victim?

The euro zone’s debt crisis has taken a dangerous turn with worries that it could spread to Italy, which is the region’s third biggest economy. The

The euro zone’s debt crisis has taken a dangerous turn with worries that it could spread to Italy, which is the region’s third biggest economy. The

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UK parliament bids to scupper Murdoch media deal

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has endured a torrid day at the hands of members of the UK parliament as the fall-out from the tabloid phone

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has endured a torrid day at the hands of members of the UK parliament as the fall-out from the tabloid phone

Europe

New EU plan targets sustainable fisheries

Sustainable fishing by 2015, that’s the aim this week of the EU Commission as it attempts to shake up the bloc’s much criticised Common Fisheries

Sustainable fishing by 2015, that’s the aim this week of the EU Commission as it attempts to shake up the bloc’s much criticised Common Fisheries

Europe

EU fishing reform: ''Our idea is.....preservation of resources.''

The European Commission is to publish plans to rescue the bloc’s over-exploited fish stocks. The aim is to reach sustainability by 2015. Euronews’

The European Commission is to publish plans to rescue the bloc’s over-exploited fish stocks. The aim is to reach sustainability by 2015. Euronews’

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Greipel wins Tour de France stage 10

German Andre Greipel pipped bitter rival Mark Cavendish to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday. Greipel, who was working for

German Andre Greipel pipped bitter rival Mark Cavendish to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday. Greipel, who was working for

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Gordon Brown: how the Murdoch press attacks got personal

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown claims he’s the latest high profile victim of the News International hacking scandal. Brown has accused

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown claims he’s the latest high profile victim of the News International hacking scandal. Brown has accused

Sport

Turkish match fix probe: more arrests

Turkish investigators have questioned more footballers and officials in relation to a major match-fixing probe. The deputy chairman of Besiktas

Turkish investigators have questioned more footballers and officials in relation to a major match-fixing probe. The deputy chairman of Besiktas

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EU leaders set emergency Greek debt talks

Faced with the possibility of the euro zone debt crisis spreading from Greece, Ireland and Portugal to the much bigger economies of Italy and Spain

Faced with the possibility of the euro zone debt crisis spreading from Greece, Ireland and Portugal to the much bigger economies of Italy and Spain

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Jaycee Dugard talks of 18-year abduction ordeal

Long-time kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard has given her first interview since being reunited with her family.   In the interview with Diane Sawyer of

Long-time kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard has given her first interview since being reunited with her family.   In the interview with Diane Sawyer of

Culture

Berlin fashion week showcases promising talent

A look back at Berlin’s spring-summer fashion week with one of Germany’s most promising designers, Guido Maria Kretschmer. Entitled “Stay another

A look back at Berlin’s spring-summer fashion week with one of Germany’s most promising designers, Guido Maria Kretschmer. Entitled “Stay another

Culture

Summer comedy "Horrible Bosses" hits screens

“Horrible Bosses” is this summer’s Hollywood comedy starring three comic actors at the top of their art, including a delighfully sadistic Kevin

“Horrible Bosses” is this summer’s Hollywood comedy starring three comic actors at the top of their art, including a delighfully sadistic Kevin

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Fukushima beef is 'radioactive'

Beef from at least six cattle raised near Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors has been contaminated by radiation, officials said. The

Beef from at least six cattle raised near Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors has been contaminated by radiation, officials said. The

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Hungary's 'fat tax for Big Macs'

Hungarian legislators voted on Tuesday to slap a fat tax on Big Macs. Levies will be hiked on hamburgers and other so-called junk food such as

Hungarian legislators voted on Tuesday to slap a fat tax on Big Macs. Levies will be hiked on hamburgers and other so-called junk food such as

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Mafia men jailed for life over Duisburg killings

Eight Calabrian mafia members were jailed for life by a court in southern Italy on Tuesday for the killing of six Italian men in Duisburg, Germany

Eight Calabrian mafia members were jailed for life by a court in southern Italy on Tuesday for the killing of six Italian men in Duisburg, Germany

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Israel outlaws West Bank settlement boycotts

It is now against the law for people in Israel to call for a boycott against products from West Bank Jewish settlements. The new ‘Law for Prevention

It is now against the law for people in Israel to call for a boycott against products from West Bank Jewish settlements. The new ‘Law for Prevention

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Russia mourns the Volga victims

People have packed into churches across Russia, eager to pay their respects to the victims of the Volga river boat disaster. TV footage showed

People have packed into churches across Russia, eager to pay their respects to the victims of the Volga river boat disaster. TV footage showed

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Moussa's vision for Egypt

The former Secretary General of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, has given an exclusive interview to euronews as he visited our new bureau in Brussels

The former Secretary General of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, has given an exclusive interview to euronews as he visited our new bureau in Brussels

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Controversial Karzai brother killed by bodyguard

Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s younger brother has been assassinated at home by one of his bodyguards. The Afghan Taliban later claimed

Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s younger brother has been assassinated at home by one of his bodyguards. The Afghan Taliban later claimed

Business

Profit warning hits Thomas Cook shares

Thomas Cook says profit for its full financial year will be lower than it had hoped – probably around 364 million euros. Europe’s second-biggest

Thomas Cook says profit for its full financial year will be lower than it had hoped – probably around 364 million euros. Europe’s second-biggest

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Italy sell T-bills but yields soar

Italy’s short-term cost of borrowing jumped in its latest auction of government bonds as lenders worried about the euro zone debt crisis spreading

Italy’s short-term cost of borrowing jumped in its latest auction of government bonds as lenders worried about the euro zone debt crisis spreading

Business

UK inflation slows in June

Inflation unexpectedly dipped in June in the UK. Consumer prices fell 0.1 percent last month. The annual inflation rate was to 4.2 percent. Core

Inflation unexpectedly dipped in June in the UK. Consumer prices fell 0.1 percent last month. The annual inflation rate was to 4.2 percent. Core

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Israeli police stop Hebron march

Israeli troops clashed with Palestinian and international activists during a march through the divided West Bank city of Hebron.

Israeli troops clashed with Palestinian and international activists during a march through the divided West Bank city of Hebron.

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The British government's Murdoch dilemma

The British government has a dilemma over News International. There is no way that it can justify to the people why the BSkyB takeover deal should

The British government has a dilemma over News International. There is no way that it can justify to the people why the BSkyB takeover deal should

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WikiLeaks' Assange begins extradition appeal

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has begun his appeal against extradition from Britain to Sweden for questioning over allegations of sexual

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has begun his appeal against extradition from Britain to Sweden for questioning over allegations of sexual

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Syria denounces 'provocative' Clinton remarks

Syria has hit back at the United States after Hillary Clinton said President Assad had lost legitimacy. As Damascus wound up a national dialogue

Syria has hit back at the United States after Hillary Clinton said President Assad had lost legitimacy. As Damascus wound up a national dialogue

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Back in the Day: the Hollywood Sign

July 13, 1923. The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Harry Chandler, officially unveils a sign on Mount Lee in the Hollywood area of L.A. to advertise

July 13, 1923. The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Harry Chandler, officially unveils a sign on Mount Lee in the Hollywood area of L.A. to advertise

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Riots mark culmination of Belfast marching season

The climax of the marching season in Northern Ireland has been marred by a night of violence in Belfast. Pro-British loyalists have planned huge

The climax of the marching season in Northern Ireland has been marred by a night of violence in Belfast. Pro-British loyalists have planned huge

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Chile: mine protest clashes

Riot police used water canons and tear gas on thousands of protesters marching in Santiago in support of copper miners who are striking across the

Riot police used water canons and tear gas on thousands of protesters marching in Santiago in support of copper miners who are striking across the

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Ex-British PM Brown slams News International

Britain’s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has accused two other newspapers in Rupert Murdoch’s News International family of “criminal” activities

Britain’s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has accused two other newspapers in Rupert Murdoch’s News International family of “criminal” activities

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1,000 French troops to quit Afghanistan early

On a flying, unannounced visit to Afghanistan, French president Nicolas Sarkozy told troops near Kabul that a quarter of all French soldiers in the

On a flying, unannounced visit to Afghanistan, French president Nicolas Sarkozy told troops near Kabul that a quarter of all French soldiers in the